The Oakland Unified School District said it is severing financial ties with a private school in Oakland suspected of collecting your tax dollars for students that don’t exist.
A joint CBS 5 and California Watch investigation into an Oakland school that sends students out panhandling at BART stations has prompted the transit agency to take action.
A private school in Oakland that sends students to panhandling at BART stations faces abuse allegations, after video from a former student surfaces.
Multiple state and local agencies are scrambling to find out how Saint Andrew Missionary Baptist School has remained open and how it received federal funding. Meanwhile, students are still out on the streets, asking for money.
School officials in Oakland heard an earful Wednesday night from parents and former students of the school, which sends students out to panhandle at BART stations.
A member of the Oakland School Board is taking action, following a joint CBS 5 and California Watch investigation into a school that sends children out to panhandle.
Two years ago, a CBS 5 investigation raised questions about their school and fundraising practices. Now, a joint investigation with California Watch raises new questions about how the school is getting tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars.